Kerala, After The Flood: Despite Pinarayi Vijayan's denial, govt mismanagement and negligence can't be ruled out
If it was mismanagement in controlling the water from Idukki dam that sent the Periyar into Kochi city in Kerala, in Pathanamthitta and especially Pandanad which saw the deepest of the miseries, it was the sheer failure of an early warning system
Cochin International Airport which was shut on 15 August due to Kerala floods, will reopen on 29 August
Kerala floods: Hindu Mahasabha's Swami Chakrapani says it is sin to rescue beef-eaters, those who don't kill animals should be helped
As 14.50 lakh people in Kerala try to survive the ravages of the worst flood in almost a century, Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha chief Swami Chakrapani on Wednesday said only those who don't eat beef should be helped as it is a sin to help beef eaters.
Kerala floods: 373 people dead in state since 30 May following monsoon rains; 87 injured, 32 missing
Altogether 87 people were injured and 32 others went missing in the deluge which hit all the 14 districts of the southern state. A total of 373 people have lost their lives and 32 others went missing in Kerala since 30 May following monsoon rainfall, the NDMA said in a statement.